Experts: 3-foot rule in schools problematic in light of COVID variants | CIDRAP (Me: TYS – told you so)

At the same time that CDC officials were updating school policy, they were also warning that B117, a variant strain 50% more transmissible than the wild-type virus, would likely become the dominant strain in the United States by April. In some states, such as Florida and California, the variant, which was first detected in the United Kingdom, already accounts for 25% of cases.

Now several experts are concerned that schools may be opening during an inflection point in the pandemic and are being misguided about how to do so.

Source: Experts: 3-foot rule in schools problematic in light of COVID variants | CIDRAP